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Causes of infertility?

I have been trying to conceive for 14 months and no success. My hubby has been tested and they say everything is fine. What are some other reasons that we could be having trouble. Any suggesstions???

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:15 PM on Feb. 24, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

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  • The stress from trying to get pregnant is often an unidentified culprit of failed attempts. Also, weight could be a factor...are you under/over weight? If not at a healthy weight you have a reduced chance of getting pregnant.
    Try taking prenatal vitamins to help make sure your body has all the nutrients that it needs to support a new life. And stop trying! Have a drink or two, relax, don't have sex on a schedule, and just have fun doing what people in love do.

    Good Luck!!
    CarolynBarnett

    Answer by CarolynBarnett at 5:20 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • could be just your timing. Have you been charting your cycles and watching your fertility signs. Check out "taking charge of your fertility" by toni weschler . could be Stress, enviromentals , a healthier or change in diet(such as staying away from caffiene), could be a lot of things. you said your husband has been checked out but have you? make sure you are ovulating , charting and your doctor will be able to determine this.
    hypersquirrel

    Answer by hypersquirrel at 5:37 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • i have PCOS.. policystic ovarian syndrome.. is one good one, it took me ten years of trying. also, if your mucus is to thick it can prevent the sperm getting passed the cervix.. try taking robitussin dm cough medicine, it thins the muccous. lets see.. your follicles arent dropping enough eggs, your arent ovulating when you should.. i could go on, but i am just getting ready to leave.. myfertilityplan.com is a great website..
    sweetscrappin

    Answer by sweetscrappin at 6:15 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • Lets see, stress, stds, irregular periods (not ovulating), your weight, your diet, quality of sperm, quanitity of sperm, fertile cervical mucus
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:38 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

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